Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Receives Eritrean President

Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi receives resident Isaias Afwerki of Eritrea
President Isaias Afwerki held extensive talks, today in Abu Dhabi, with Crown Prince Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed.

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His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, received on Tuesday, President Isaias Afwerki of Eritrea.

President Isaias departed for a working visit to Abu Dhabi yesterday

During the meeting, which was attended by Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed welcomed the Eritrean President, and expressed his hopes that this visit will contribute to strengthening ties between the UAE and Eritrea, for the benefit of both nations and their friendly peoples.

Sheikh Mohamed and President Afwerki reviewed current bilateral relations between the two countries, in addition to exchanging views on recent regional and international developments and trends of mutual importance.

The two sides also covered possible opportunities for cooperation across the trade and investment sectors.

Higher overall investment; development of physical infrastructure in all sectors; laying the foundations for effective implementation of agricultural and manufacturing projects were broad areas of cooperation agreed in today’s meeting.

* Sharjah 24 and @hawelti contributed to the story